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Immunotherapy FactsThis fact sheet gives an overview of several types of immunotherapy and their role in the treatment of blood cancer. A brief introduction to the natural immune system is included to help readers understand the immunotherapy information that follows.

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Immunotherapy is based on the concept that immune cells or antibodies that can recognize and kill cancer cells can be produced in the laboratory and then given to patients to treat cancer. Several types of immunotherapy are either approved for use or are under study in clinical trials to determine their effectiveness in treating various types of cancer.

last updated on Friday, July 13, 2012

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